Helen Solloway

Played by Maura Tierney

Helen Solloway

Helen Solloway is Noah's wife of twenty years, and the mother of their four children. A deft manager of their busy lives, she is still in love with her husband when he begins his affair, and they are partners in the raising of their large brood. As the daughter of a successful novelist, she has high expectations for Noah. But she's also aware that her father is a difficult man, and she does her best to make different choices for her family than her parents did.

Helen Solloway is Noah's wife of twenty years, and the mother of their four children. A deft manager of their busy lives, she is still in love with her husband when he begins his affair, and they are partners in the raising of their large brood. As the daughter of a successful novelist, she has high expectations for Noah. But she's also aware that her father is a difficult man, and she does her best to make different choices for her family than her parents did.

Maura Tierney

One of the brightest acting talents to emerge in recent years, Emmy nominated actress, Maura Tierney, is perhaps best known for her role on the top rated NBC series ER on which she starred for 8 seasons. More recently, Tierney was seen on the CBS Drama, THE GOOD WIFE, as well as the critically acclaimed RESCUE ME as the love interest of Dennis Leary's character, and reprised that role for the show's last season. Tierney also starred opposite Rob Morrow on ABC's THE WHOLE TRUTH. This past spring she made her Broadway debut starring in Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY, alongside Tom Hanks.  

Tierney was recently seen on the big screen in the comedy NATURE CALLS alongside Johnny Knoxville, Patton Oswalt, and Rob Riggle. Tierney has also starred in such films as the Universal film, BABY MAMA with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; New Line Cinema's comedy SEMI-PRO opposite Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson; Magnolia Pictures' DIGGERS, opposite Paul Rudd, and Ken Marino; Twentieth Century Fox's comedy WELCOME TO MOOSEPORT opposite Ray Romano and Gene Hackman; and INSTINCT opposite Sir Anthony Hopkins and Cuba Gooding Jr.

She earned critical praise for her role in PRIMARY COLORS, as well as for her work opposite Jim Carrey in the smash hit LIAR LIAR. Tierney also appeared in the Christopher Nolan directed film INSOMNIA opposite Al Pacino, Hilary Swank, and Robin Williams. Additional film credits include, PRIMAL FEAR and SCOTLAND, PA.

In 2006, she starred in the Off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S), at the Lucille Lortel Theater, joining the cast with Eric McCormack, Fran Drescher, Judy Reyes, and Brooke Smith. Additionally, she starred in Nicky Silver's THREE CHANGES with Dylan McDermott; and, most recently, in The Wooster Group's NORTH ATLANTIC with Frances McDormand. She recently starred in Yasmina Reza's award winning GOD OF CARNAGE at the prestigious Gate Theater in Dublin.

Prior to joining the cast of ER, Tierney spent four years on the critically acclaimed NBC series NEWSRADIO.  

Born and raised in Boston, she currently divides her time between Los Angeles and New York.

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